Nowadays not many people hear about herbs and there are only a few people who hear about them. Many were used for sores and illness. Some could be eaten as vegetables like watercress which could be used as a cure for bile or swelling sores.
Cleggan, Co. Galway
Collector: Brigid O’Toole, Sellerna, Co. Galway
Duchas, ‘The Schools’ Collection’, www.duchas.ie
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